Junhe International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bengbu
... while there peering eyes silently judged me.
When I came here everything felt so foreign and strange. the crowded buses, The money, the people I couldn't understand, the stairs on the streets, the smell, the dirt, the driving, the Chinese students. Now It just seems like everyday life. I enjoy meeting new people on the buses even though I don't understand them. I don't think twice about dishing out money and bargaining with ...
... first class, 20 minuets later I practically kick my kids out the door as a fresh group of 6 kids are ushered into my room. Over all I have to teach 6 classes.
Classes are easy. The most important thing is to act really excited about EVERYTHING! Although sometimes I feel a little ridiculous freaking out about a pom-pom glued to a piece of paper the kids love it. The more ridiculous and outlandish I act , ...
... around here rides bikes. It is really hard to get a drives license here
10. 5 RMB DVDs (that's less than 1 USD) One time I even got eight seasons of a show for 7 dollars.
...But I Hate
1. The smell. No matter where you go or how many times you wash your clothes it never goes away.
2. Hacking coughing spiting nastiness. I can't even walk down the street with out dodging flying wads of the stuff
... me though, for the joy I felt when my eyes landed on a can of Hunts Spaghetti Sauce nestled between spaghetti noodles and a can of black olives. Oh the joy!
After that it seemed like everything was falling into place. Fresh tomatoes, Onions, and Chinese peppers all quickly found there way into my basket. The only blip was when I tried to get ground beef. I wasn't sure how to order ground beef ...
... claws and intestine shreds in my food for the rest of the week.
It has also been hard to take showers here since the randomly and with out notice shut the water off to save it . I haven't been able to shower in three days because every time i try the water is off. It usually works during the day but sometimes they like to shut it off for a couple of hours for some reason.